The 14th annual Gala for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada (which was formerly known as the All That Glitters Gala) is scheduled to take place on April 4 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Sherbrooke Street West, starting at 6 p.m.

This year’s gala will pay tribute to Jaclyn (Jackie) Lea Fisher, who passed away on March 21 of last year at the age of 26 from cancer, after battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) since the age of 10. Since her diagnosis, Jackie’s parents – Rina and Larry Fisher – were always seeking ways to support research in order to find a cure for IBD, and helped start a committee that put together the first gala for Crohn’s and Colitis in Montreal, in which Jackie played an active role in planning these galas for many years.

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